Sinkhole opened up on Springfield St. in Chicopee

Hole is not far from corner of Springfield and Austin Streets

Image Courtesy: Chicopee Police Department

CHICOPEE, Mass. (WWLP) – Drivers can expect travel troubles on Springfield Street in Chicopee, after a sinkhole opened up in the roadway Friday afternoon.

Chicopee Police Ofc. Mike Wilk told 22News that the sinkhole, which measures about 12’X8’X4’ is located near the corner of Springfield Street and Austin Street. Officers are re-routing cars out of the area.

Wilk said that DPW crews are working to repair the sinkhole, but that work should continue until at least 5:00 P.M.

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